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Cop-Turned-Demonologist Says Possessions Are on the Rise

A New York City police officer-turned-demonologist who is the inspiration for the new film Deliver Us From Evil, told The Blaze that possessions are on the rise.

“It’s definitely on the rise,” former sergeant Ralph Sarchie told The Blaze. “I hate to say it. As society pushes God out, no one can deny that that’s happening. There’s a good portion of society that just cannot stomach Jesus Christ and when I see that, I have to wonder where that hatred comes from.”

Apparently if you aren’t religious, you hate Jesus and might be possessed by the devil.

Sarchie says he has seen some crazy occurrences while performing exorcisms.

Yep, exorcisms.

“We had a couple of relics in the church that day and mine was on the right side of the person’s head near the ear area… I usually stand in front,” he said. “I could see the eyes – that one eye looking over at the crucifix, but not turning his head. The head was like a statue… the eyes were going back and forth and that was frightening to see.”

Sarchie says he wasn’t always a very religious person but says he needed the help of God to battle evil.

“If I was going to get involved in battling the devil, I needed to get a strong religion,” he said. “I pray every day – I pray my rosary every day and I pray to God every day that what I’m doing in this life is pleasing to him. I can only do what I know he wants me to do.”

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